From setbacks to setups

Elegant design
Elegant design

When the firm that employed them slammed its doors shut during the economic downturn of 2000, five courageous women from Selebi Phikwe held ajar the door of hope. Staff Writer, ONALENNA MODIKWA KELEBEILE, traces how they overcame the odds stacked against them and rose again

“A setback in life is a setup for a comeback”.

Those are the words of five women in Selebi-Phikwe who refused to regress into a state of despair and poverty when the firm that employed them folded up at the turn of the millennium.

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Khama should desist from dirty campaigns

However, as a newspaper, we want to raise few disquiets for the umpteenth time with Khama, of course, and remind him that the country that he is robustly de-campaigning is now feeling the pain of his harm. Batswana need Khama to use his conservationist credentials to good use and benefit a country that is working so hard to achieve the high-income status by diversifying its economy away from diamond reliance.Khama has played his part unobstructed...

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